Surgical/Medical Type IIR face masks provide protection from the wearer and minimal protection for the wearer - 3 ply, splash-proof, anti-fog nose clip, anti-bacterial.
A doctor or surgeon would normally be seen wearing a surgical face mask during an operation to protect the patient from droplets being exhaled from the doctors mouth onto the patient while they are operating (for example)
These are usually helf in place with loops that go around the ear and are designed for single use.
Verified EN standard test checked (EN14683: 2019) FDA Approved (10067775) CE Certified (2020004) Manufactured to ISO13485-2016 (04718Q10000430)
Face masks offer 2 basis types of protection: Protection
It should be noted that FFP3 masks are generally considered as reserved for NHS and front-line services and not recommended for general public and civilian use. There is no shortage of Type IIR (medical/surgical masks) and these are suitable for use by all.